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Meaning of word thick from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

thick   noun

Meaning : The location of something surrounded by other things.

Example : In the midst of the crowd.

Synonyms : midst

thick   adverb

Meaning : With a thick consistency.

Example : The blood was flowing thick.

Synonyms : thickly

Without viscosity.

The blood was flowing thin.
thin, thinly

Meaning : In quick succession.

Example : Misfortunes come fast and thick.

Synonyms : thickly

thick   adjective

Meaning : Not thin. Of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions.

Example : An inch thick.
A thick board.
A thick sandwich.
Spread a thick layer of butter.
Thick coating of dust.
Thick warm blankets.

Of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section.

Thin wire.
A thin chiffon blouse.
A thin book.
A thin layer of paint.

Meaning : Having component parts closely crowded together.

Example : A compact shopping center.
A dense population.
Thick crowds.
A thick forest.
Thick hair.

Meaning : Relatively dense in consistency.

Example : Thick cream.
Thick soup.
Thick smoke.
Thick fog.

Relatively thin in consistency or low in density. Not viscous.

Air is thin at high altitudes.
A thin soup.
Skimmed milk is much thinner than whole milk.
Thin oil.

Meaning : Spoken as if with a thick tongue.

Example : The thick speech of a drunkard.
His words were slurred.

Synonyms : slurred

Meaning : Having a short and solid form or stature.

Example : A wrestler of compact build.
He was tall and heavyset.
Stocky legs.
A thickset young man.

Synonyms : compact, heavyset, stocky, thickset

Meaning : Hard to pass through because of dense growth.

Example : Dense vegetation.
Thick woods.

Synonyms : dense

Meaning : (of darkness) densely dark.

Example : Thick night.
Thick darkness.
A face in deep shadow.
Deep night.

Synonyms : deep

Meaning : (used informally) associated on close terms.

Example : A close friend.
The bartender was chummy with the regular customers.
The two were thick as thieves for months.

Synonyms : buddy-buddy, chummy

Meaning : (used informally) stupid.

Synonyms : blockheaded, boneheaded, duncical, duncish, fatheaded, loggerheaded, thick-skulled, thickheaded, wooden-headed

Meaning : Abounding. Having a lot of.

Example : The top was thick with dust.